We have often visited new clients and found that they don’t understand the difference between differential and incremental backups. Nor the consequences. Sometimes with the result that they have lost vital data. So here is a quick summary.
Backups are the computer task that everyone hates until there is a disaster, and then they are so pleased that they have good backups. The challenge is that backing up is not very exciting. So they are easily forgotten or neglected. You may not be excited with September’s housekeeping, but it really is good to check your backups. So September housekeeping = backups